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How To Prevent & Survive Heart Disease

By Renato G. Ramos, M.D.

Heart Disease is a timely but broad topic.  We will cover as much of Coronary Artery Disease as we can.  The death rate from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in middle age (45-64yrs) population is rising in

An Update on St. Dunstan’s Organ

By Christopher Wells, Director of Music & Organist

View all the photos from the trip to Québec here

Last Monday and Tuesday, I traveled to see and hear the new organ for St. Dunstan’s Chapel,

Remembering Our Future

A sermon by Father Bill Danaher delivered at St. Stephen African Methodist Episcopal Church

To watch this sermon, click here

It is a profound blessing to be with you today on your Heritage Sunday. I am grateful

A New Way to Pray

By Barbara Prinzi

I discovered the Examen prayer during our “Discerning Your Purpose” workshop that Fr. Chris led at Christ Church Cranbrook last year. The focus of that class was discerning where God calls us, i.e. how we find the

Candlemas: Feast of the Presentation

By Nathan Costa, Assistant Director of Music & Liturgist

The Feast of the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple (also called “Candlemas”), celebrated on February 2, marks 40 days after the birth of Jesus when Mary and Joseph, following Jewish

“People So Dearly Loved by God…”

Parish Life and Your Vestry in 2020

By Steven Huprich, Senior Warden

In the 1980s, I was a member of a Lutheran church in Columbus, Ohio.  My favorite pastor there began his sermons, “People so dearly loved by God,

Running to Keep Up with God

The Rector’s Report by Father Bill Danaher

Giving all glory to God, and with gratitude for our remarkable clergy, staff, and lay leaders, I am delighted to say that 2019 has been one of the most significant years yet in

Happiness is a Habit

By Julie Braciszewski, Ph.D.

In the New Year we enter a transition and brief period of self-reflection. Reflections often turn into New Year’s resolutions, always made with the best of intentions. But, if we are honest with ourselves, we rarely

Why I’m Doing Spiritual Exercises

By Meredith Skowronski, Executive Assistant to the Rector

I spent many years of my life angry at God.  Angry that He would “allow” deep pain and anguish into my life.  That He would “leave

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